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Theories Behind Missing Flight MH370 (Passenger Cell Phones Ring,Then Hang Up)
New York Post ^ | March 10, 2014 | Philip Messing and Bruce Golding

Posted on 03/11/2014 2:09:34 PM PDT by lbryce

*SNIP*

They’re alive — the “ringing cellphone” theory. A blog post on the Chinese government’s China.org.cn site reported that “19 families signed a joint statement requesting Malaysia Airlines to … explain why they could get through to their family members’ cellphones but they could not hear anything and the calls hung up.”

“They submitted the telephone numbers to the airline, which failed to respond to their questions with active measures,” according to the site.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; malaysia; malaysianairlines; mh370; miisingflight; waronterror
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I'm wondering if this is a legitimate perspective on the tragedy. You're a relative of a passenger calling their cell phone, the phone seems to go through, then the calls hang up.

Nineteen relatives have had this experience calling the cell phones of loved ones who were passengers on the ill-fated flight.

My only problem with this phenomenon is that in order for cell phones to work, there's got to be cell phone coverage of your area in order to make contact. Otherwise, cell phone service is disabled. Does calling a cell phone in an area without coverage have the phone ring as well? I don't think so but am not sure. The disappearance of the plane would point to trouble with the aircraft itself and not with the craft being overpowered and forced to land at some secret location.

Inexplicable, mysterious, baffling.

1 posted on 03/11/2014 2:09:34 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Why would they head back WEST?

Tehran is not in that direction.

I don’t get it.

Modern irony:


Stuff that isn’t man-made is said to be, and stuff that probably was man-made is said it wasn’t.


2 posted on 03/11/2014 2:12:46 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: lbryce

As stated on another thread, the phones do not ring, it is the network giving the caller feedback while a connection is attempted.


3 posted on 03/11/2014 2:12:55 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: lbryce

Good point. I also wonder about hijacking, changing course. If it were hijacked, I’d suspect they tried to land the jet somewhere. Why change course just to crash it into the ocean?


4 posted on 03/11/2014 2:14:06 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: lbryce
Flight MH370...Just one of the great mysteries of 2014...


5 posted on 03/11/2014 2:14:12 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Resolute Conservative

Following phone activity is a dead end in this investigation. The hijackers anticipated this and took a route that would not enable cell communications, or they jammed all the phones. Sat phone is another story. Probably not one on the flight.


6 posted on 03/11/2014 2:16:20 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: lbryce

They would be able to tell what towers the phones were near if someone was answering them.

Even if the phones were just ON they could tell where they were near by what cell towers they were pinging


7 posted on 03/11/2014 2:16:26 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Dallas59

She sure wears a lot of eye make-up and false lashes for a tomboy.


8 posted on 03/11/2014 2:16:27 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: lbryce

I’ve been wondering if it was possibly a capture mission. Since passengers and crew alike, on regular airline flights, are more alert to the potential for hijacking and terrorism, maybe someone wanted to grab their own large aircraft so they can at some point use it as a flying bomb with minimal interference.

That said, I know the odds are that it will turn out to have crashed somewhere due to some non-terrorism-related cause.


9 posted on 03/11/2014 2:17:43 PM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: lbryce

I’m starting to think the aircraft was shot down by a Malaysian F/A-18 and don’t want to admit it. This would explain why Malaysian authorities are having searchers look in places they know the aircraft ISN’T.


10 posted on 03/11/2014 2:18:18 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing
"We found a door from the plane.. Oh wait, no.. Never mind.. It wasn't a door, just a piece of garbage from a ship.. Whew.

Cover-up by Malaysia.

11 posted on 03/11/2014 2:20:09 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: lulu16

She just forgot to wash up afterwards..


12 posted on 03/11/2014 2:21:14 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: lbryce

They’re in Purgatory.

No phones in the other two locations.....


13 posted on 03/11/2014 2:22:22 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: lbryce

Cell calls must connect to a tower....if the calls are truly connecting to the miss person phones then there would be a record of what cell tower the call was connecting on


14 posted on 03/11/2014 2:22:25 PM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: lbryce

Call somebody who is sitting right next to you. You will usually hear at leat two ‘rings’ before their phone really rings. The rings you hear on the cell network are just time filling feedback...but not really ‘rings’. They could probably fill that same air time with muzak or ads just as easily.


15 posted on 03/11/2014 2:22:45 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Resolute Conservative
The article states the phones ring when attempting a call. and would seem to dispute that of a result of the cell system. According to this story, nineteen families have had the passengers cell phones ring, followed by what appears to be the phone hanging up and as a result have given the phone numbers to the Chinese government for investigation.

Within a matter of time, the cell phones will run out of power. Would the phones still ring as is reported what they do now as stated by relatives? Or will there be what has been described as 'network feedback'?

16 posted on 03/11/2014 2:23:47 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: lbryce

If you have a friend or family member nearby, and you both have cell phones, try this. One of you remove the battery from your phone and have the other call that phone.

You’ll hear a “ring” or the voicemail message will play. It is an automated tone and has nothing to do with connection. I’ve been out of coverage areas and when I got back into a coverage area, voicemails or records of missed calls pop up. They were stored elsewhere until my phone reconnected with the satellite or tower. My callers “reached” me but didn’t, really.


17 posted on 03/11/2014 2:24:18 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Dallas59

Too bad Rachel wasn’t onboard?


18 posted on 03/11/2014 2:24:31 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: umgud

The IO is much bigger and deeper than Gulf of Thailand. They want the mystery.


19 posted on 03/11/2014 2:24:36 PM PDT by xone
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To: tophat9000

That was what I said when reading about relatives getting the phones to ring in the belief their loved ones were still alive.


20 posted on 03/11/2014 2:25:38 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: Dallas59

You are bad! ;)


21 posted on 03/11/2014 2:28:31 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: G Larry


Try looking here: 5°19'02.35" N, 162°57'34.61" E

22 posted on 03/11/2014 2:29:32 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: gaijin

Headed for Mogadishu.


23 posted on 03/11/2014 2:35:43 PM PDT by dinodino
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To: CivilWarBrewing

A plane spots debris.
Have to wait till a boat gets there to verify.
The ocean is full of floatsom & jetsom, especially coastal areas.


24 posted on 03/11/2014 2:36:17 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: CivilWarBrewing

“I’m starting to think the aircraft was shot down by a Malaysian F/A-18...”

Why would they shoot down this flight?


25 posted on 03/11/2014 2:42:41 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea
Because maybe they were on their way to here:

26 posted on 03/11/2014 2:48:07 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: lbryce

There is a “third person” on the line—the NSA.


27 posted on 03/11/2014 3:12:56 PM PDT by Captainpaintball
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

They’d shoot down the flight because a hijacked plane is doomed anyway. Why risk 5 times the number of passengers be killed?


28 posted on 03/11/2014 3:13:43 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: lbryce
Inexplicable, mysterious, baffling.

They were ringing through to cloned phones in the hands of criminals and reptiles?

29 posted on 03/11/2014 3:21:10 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Dallas59
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30 posted on 03/11/2014 3:22:45 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: lulu16
She sure wears a lot of eye make-up and false lashes for a tomboy

Ever hear the term of art, "lipstick lesbian"?

31 posted on 03/11/2014 3:22:48 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea; CivilWarBrewing

Civil War Brewing requests that you kindly refrain from interfering with his mindless flights of fantasy and his totally irrational ramblings. This is serious business and he is very busy.


32 posted on 03/11/2014 3:24:03 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: lbryce

When you call a cell phone, depending on the network and model of phone, you will here a ring in your phone while the network searches for the phone you are calling. If the network cannot find the phone it will eventually connect to voicemail or hang up if they don’t have voice mail. In other words if you hear a ring it does not necessary mean the other phone is connected and ringing.

I know that when I call on my phone I here a ringing that shifts to a different frequency once the network finds the other phone.


33 posted on 03/11/2014 3:28:25 PM PDT by Okieshooter
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To: lbryce

I called Amelia but her cellphone didn`t answer.


34 posted on 03/11/2014 3:31:28 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: lentulusgracchus

Isn’t that a myth? Aren’t pretty lesbians just experimenting hetrosexual women, who eventually go back to men or bi-sexuality?

I am trying to think of a glamorous full-on lesbian.

I think it is a marketing or a misdirect that gays give, so that young people will think that lesbianims is cool and lesbians are uber-babes.


35 posted on 03/11/2014 3:33:34 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: lbryce

They flew through a time warp and are either thousands of years in the past or into the future.


36 posted on 03/11/2014 3:34:50 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Captainpaintball

This could all be a diversion from the NWO Cabal’s expansion into Crimea.


37 posted on 03/11/2014 3:38:54 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: centurion316

Go to YouTube and watch a replay of the radar tracking of this flight, and another aircraft that speeds radically.. Uh yeah, that’s a fighter jet.


38 posted on 03/11/2014 3:41:00 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: lbryce

Here’s MY “way out” theory on the missing MH370 airline flight.

The flight from Kuala Lampur to Bejing is about 2700 miles.

The distance from the point where the plane is reported to have made about a 120 degree to the northwest from its northerly flightpath to Beijing was approximately 280 miles from the origin point in Kuala Lampur.

Distance from that turn to the northwest to southern Pakistan and/or southern Iran is about 2600 miles.

If the aircraft was taken over by people trained to operate the 777 or had a cooperative crew, by dropping to a lower altitude and dropping airspeed to conserve fuel, they COULD, assuming they stayed below the radar, overfly India and make it to Pakistan or Iran before Bingo fuel.

If that IS what happened, somebody with evil intent now has available a very large airplane for whatever they have in mind.

They also have 239 or so bargaining chips to trade for money or other favors from the Chinese government.

The other possibility is that it went into the drink in the 11,000 foot deep Bay of Bengal and the search for wreckage is being conducted in the wrong place.
Dick Bachert
3/11/2014


39 posted on 03/11/2014 3:48:59 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

I was hoping that you were just trying your hand at comedy and that we could all enjoy a good laugh. Frightening that someone could seriously think what you say has any basis in reality.


40 posted on 03/11/2014 3:59:45 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Link?


41 posted on 03/11/2014 4:00:22 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad
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To: centurion316

Maybe you should comment on the missing flight since that’s what this thread is about. Theories such as it being shot down are not fantasy, nor is it having been abducted by an unidentified flying object (UFO). If it’s never found, prove it wasn’t.


42 posted on 03/11/2014 4:18:42 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: lbryce

Some expert has commented that the ringing phones could be no more than the system trying to find the particular phones being dialed - personally I think it’s a dry run to find out how far they can fly a plane undetected before they can get to a specific destination - look out White House......


43 posted on 03/11/2014 4:20:08 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: lulu16
I am trying to think of a glamorous full-on lesbian.

Ellen!

Queen Lativah

44 posted on 03/11/2014 4:22:55 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JpbZZKqxy0&feature=share
45 posted on 03/11/2014 4:32:29 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Elsie

Because they have cosmetic campaigns?

I am thinking of lesbians that men want too. Although, Queen Latifa, does seem to always get the guy.

I thought of one, there was a model of Japanese descent that had an affair with Angelina Jolie. She was pretty in a tough way.


46 posted on 03/11/2014 4:37:40 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: bunkerhill7

Amelia had one of the earlier Apple Crank Models

47 posted on 03/11/2014 4:40:34 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: bunkerhill7

Amelis had one of the earlier crank models
48 posted on 03/11/2014 4:44:09 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: lbryce
Last year I was on the lovely tropical island of Kwajalein. No, repeat no cell phone service on US systems (there is a local system but it is pretty much Marshall Island only). Land line or internet protocol only if you have access, which is pretty much limited to a couple of areas.

People calling me left voice mail messages even though my outgoing message said that I was not able to receive any phone calls until I got back to the states. You could tell who didn't listed to the message by what their message was; they didn't notice that I wasn't in cell range, in fact my phone was off.

49 posted on 03/11/2014 4:54:39 PM PDT by par4
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To: lbryce

The “ringing” they’re hearing is the computer trying to find a network. It’ll ring a few times then hang up. Now, if they were getting a voice mail recording, I think that might mean something.


50 posted on 03/11/2014 5:27:46 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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